IISc-IACR School on Cryptology

4-8 January, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

We are excited to be hosting a School on Information-theoretic Cryptography at IISc, with talks by leading experts from around the world. Topics to be covered: Randomness Extractors, Privacy Amplification, Non-malleable Extractors, Non-malleable Codes, Information-theoretic MPC etc.


Divesh Aggarwal
National University of Singapore
Kai-Min Chung
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Stefan Dziembowski
University of Poland, Warsaw
Juan Garay
Texas A&M University
Arpita Patra
Indian Institute of Science
Manoj M. Prabhakaran
IIT Bombay
Leonid Reyzin
Boston University


Bhavana Kanukurthi
Sruthi Sekar
Student Organizer
Sai Lakshmi Bhavana
Student Organizer


Time 4th January 5th January 6th January 7th January 8th January
09:30 - 11:00
Intro to Pseudo-randomness
Kai-Min Chung
Privacy Amplification 2
Leo Reyzin
Non-malleable Codes 1
Stefan Dziembowski
Feasibility/Characterization of MPC 2
Manoj Prabhakaran
Broadcast/Consensus/Agreement 1
Juan Garay
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:00
Randomness Extractors
Kai-Min Chung
Non-malleable Extractors 1
Divesh Aggarwal
Non-malleable Codes 2
Stefan Dziembowski
Secret sharing/synchronous vs asynchronous MPC 1
Arpita Patra
Broadcast/Consensus/Agreement 2
Juan Garay
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:00
Privacy Amplification 1
Leo Reyzin
Non-malleable Extractors 2
Divesh Aggarwal
Feasibility/Characterization of MPC 1
Manoj Prabhakaran
Secret sharing/synchronous vs asynchronous MPC 2
Arpita Patra

Application for Participation

Registration is free but mandatory for students.

To facilitate an effective and interactive learning environment, we have limited the number of slots. Interested students are requested to apply for participation by clicking the button below. They will be contacted within a week of their applying and informed if their application was accepted. Early applications are recommended.




Department of Computer Science and Automation,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore 560012

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How to get there

The Institute is known as Tata Institute to the locals. It is better to use the name Tata Institute with the taxi, auto-rickshaw drivers, and bus conductors. Inside the institute, the department of CSA is close to the canteen Prakruthi, so ask for directions to the canteen.


Unfortunately, we cannot provide on-campus accommodation. Accomodation available outside the campus includes:

Hotel Abhimaani Vasathi
2/9, Dr. Raj Kumar Road, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560010.
Comfort Inn Insys
46, 1st Main Road, Gokula 1st stage, Mathikere, Bangalore 560022.
Krishinton Suites
#993, M. S. Ramaiah Main Road, Near IISc D-Gate, Mathikere, Bangalore 560054.